3nd Festival Marisco Ripiao in Sanchez

The Festival Marisco Ripiao is held to celebrate the historical relevance of Sanchez, the local cuisine and to celebrate the musical culture of this region, Perico Ripiao, and to being attention to the conservation of marine life of Samana Bay. El Festival Marisco Ripiao es un festival sobre la relevancia histórica de Sánchez, la gastronomía […]

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1st Festival Marisco Ripiao in Sanchez

The small town of Sánchez, located at the western entrance to the Samaná Peninsula, will host The First Annual Cultural Festival, Marisco Ripiao / 1er Festival del Marisco Ripiao, Sánchez, República Dominicana, on June 21st, 2014 coinciding with the 128th anniversary of the fishing towns founding. This festival will begin very early on Saturday morning […]

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Independence Day 2012

Monday February 27th is the day we celebrate Independence Day/ Día de la Independencia. Día de la Bandera / Flag Day. On February 27, 1844 the country declared its independence from Haitian occupation and retook the name República Dominicana (Dominican Republic). This is the Shield from the center of the Dominican Flag (more history of […]

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